Gaucher disease
A rather rare hereditary disease characterized by the fact that a patient accumulates fats of a certain type in the cells of bones and internal organs - glucocerebrosides. Gaucher disease…

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Signs of Anemia
Anemia is a collective name. A number of pathological conditions are hidden under it, common in which there will be a low level of hemoglobin in the blood. The causes…

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What mental illnesses are inherited?
Are mental illnesses inherited? This question worries many parents. It is very scary to “reward” your child with a mental disorder. How are mental illnesses transmitted? The fact that mental…

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Unusual Diseases: Aarskog Syndrome

Aarskog’s syndrome, aka Aaskorg-Scott syndrome, aka faciosydigitogenital dysplasia, is a very rare hereditary disease: it occurs in one out of a million people. It manifests itself as pathological changes in the face, bones, genitals. Mostly men suffer from this disease, women are carriers of this pathology, and in them it can manifest itself only in a mild form.

Causes of Aarskog syndrome
This disease is genetic and is caused by mutations in the gene associated with the X chromosome. As you know, women have two sex X chromosomes, and men have X and Y chromosomes. They are passed on to children from their parents. This explains the fact that boys who are transmitted from the mother carrier are at risk of getting the mutated gene along with the X chromosome. In girls, even in the case of a defective gene, another chromosome remains, which compensates for the pathology. As a result, their disease manifests itself in a milder form. Continue reading

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